Category: Hospital

Wildfires Near Pacific Union College and St. Helena Hospital Force Evacuations

Patients are evacuated from Adventist Health St. Helena in California as wildfires near the area. Photo provided by Adventist Health St. Helena

As of Friday, August 21, 2020, several Adventist entities and institutions in Northern California have been evacuated due to wildfires that began several days ago when an unusual heat wave and storms in the region produced more than 10,000 lightning strikes.

Reports reveal that the LNU Lightning Complex Fire has burned more than 200,000 acres with 7 percent containment. At least four Bay Area people have been reported as dead, and several others have been injured due

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Johns Hopkins Hospital ranked No. 3 nationally by ‘U.S. News’

The Johns Hopkins Hospital is once again ranked No. 3 in the nation out of more than 4,500 hospitals reviewed for U.S. News & World Report‘s 2020–21 Best Hospitals list, which was released today.

The publication also ranked 12 specialties at Johns Hopkins among the top 10 in the nation, with four—Ear, Nose, and Throat; Neurology and Neurosurgery; Psychiatry; and Rheumatology—ranked No. 1.

In a congratulatory video message to staff, Redonda G. Miller, president of The Johns Hopkins Hospital, likened the interconnecting care of the hospital staff to

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U.S. News college rankings for 2020 are out

The school will be seeking to maintain its top ranking next year with a new president for the first time in 15 years. President Robert Zimmer announced earlier this year that he will step down next June, sooner than expected, and take a newly created role as chancellor after surgery this year removed a malignant brain tumor. 

Meanwhile, its private counterpart north of the city, Evanston-based Northwestern, hung onto a tie for No. 9 with John Hopkins University in Maryland and California Institute of Technology. The University of Notre Dame in Indiana, dropped to No. 19 from its slot

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News & Events

  • The Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals wins prestigious HSJ Value Award

    08 Sep 2020

    The team behind the Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals won the Estates Initiative of the Year at the HSJ Value Awards 2020.

  •,newresearchfinds.aspxAge no criterion for decisions on heart attack treatment, new research finds

    28 Aug 2020

    Elderly patients suffering the most common type of heart attack may benefit from more invasive treatment, new research involving UCLH has shown.

  • contracts awarded to facilities management partners

    28 Aug 2020

    UCLH has retendered and awarded five-year contracts to two companies to provide estates

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    U.S. News Releases 2020-21 Best Hospitals Rankings and Special ‘Hospital Heroes’ Series During Historic Year for Health care | Press Room

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings, today released the 2020-21 Best Hospitals rankings. The 31st edition includes special recognition of the herculean efforts being mounted by the nation’s health professionals who have stepped up during COVID-19, often at great personal risk. The U.S. News Hospital Heroes series is a cornerstone of this year’s rankings package, profiling more than 65 health care heroes from across the country, along with commentary from top executives at hospitals who faced the pandemic head on.

    “The pandemic has altered, perhaps permanently, how patients get care and from

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